What Is an Exploding Star Called?

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An exploding star is referred to as a nova which is a star's nuclear explosion which is caused by hydrogen accretion on the white dwarf star surface. This in turn ignites and begins nuclear fusion in a runaway manner. The explosion can also be referred to as supernova if it is more powerful than the nova.
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Exploding star is called a supernova. This star explodes and in the process become extremely luminous causing burst of radiation that more often outshines the entire galaxy before it fades away in a span of weeks or months.
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